St. Mark's is committed to bringing all people to a transformative relationship with Christ, through diverse and creative worship, education, and ministry. e are a scripture-grounded community, where every person seeks to grow into the full stature of Christ by being empowered for ministry in daily life; by becoming biblically literate; and by practicing mutual accountability.
The entire St. Mark's community affirms that children and youth are vital to a vibrant parish life and are included in every aspect of our vision. We are committed to creative Christian formation programs that guide and prepare children and youth to take their place in the full ministry of the community.
St. Mark's is a dynamic center for theology and Christian formation with small groups meeting in locations throughout the community. e support leading edge, innovative, and intensive programs that focus on the intentional exercise of our faith in daily life and work.
We are a spiritual resource for the city, the broader church, and our society. e are stewards of our facilities, as an instrument of the ministry of Christ. e invite and welcome partnerships for use of our facilities that further our vision.
We are growing in our faithfulness to Christ by being personally involved in service.St. Mark's connects our talents, passions, and resources with God's purposes for the community and the world. e discern and respond faithfully to the needs of others and require accountability by evaluating the fruitfulness of our actions.
St. Mark's is an inclusive, hospitable, compassionate, and nurturing community, where people of all ages and backgrounds share relationships. e participate meaningfully in ministries, missions, outreach, small groups, classes, and music programs.Robust Sunday attendance reflects the vibrancy of our community.
We whole-heartedly support the ministries of St. Mark's throughout the year in our stewardship of time, talent, and treasure.Financial reporting is timely, detailed, complete, and clear. e are comfortable talking about money matters. e act in faith in our own giving because we are informed and educated about the financial life of St. Mark's. A strong endowment lets us continue to dream and grow.
St. Mark's is a prophetic voice, strengthening the social fabric of our community. We are leaders in downtown life, demonstrating Christ's way for the well-being of the city. e continue our heritage of serving as a spiritual and aesthetic resource. e offer a place for all people to pray, find solace, and experience God's Kingdom. – less–ZoomInfo